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microETXexpress Starterkit for Wind River VxWorks 6.8

Mon, 09/13/2010 - 5:48am
microETXexpress Starterkit for Wind River VxWorks 6.8Following the successful release and market adoption of the Kontron nanoETXexpress starter kits earlier this year, Kontron is introducing a second tool to help jump start design—the Kontron microETXexpress Starter kit VxWorks validated by Wind River. The new COM Express compact kits expand Kontron’s range of evaluation platforms for real time applications built around the COM Express form factors.

As the Kontron starter kits are validated for use under the new operating system Wind River VxWorks 6.8, they eliminate the problems that arise whenever an application is developed on the basis of a new operating system and new hardware. There are many variables that can make the integration of hardware and software difficult and debugging to determine even the most minor error can be a very time-consuming task. With the pre-validated starter kits, risks for developers are minimized and time-to-market is shortened. The Kontron microETXexpress Starterkits VxWorks are pre-configured and assembled with a Kontron microETXexpress Computer-on-Module in the newly defined COM Express compact form factor with 1.0 GB system memory and a heatsink cooling solution and are available for use with either the Kontron microETXexpress-SP Computer-on-Module (Intel Atom Processor Z530 (1.6GHz) and Intel SCH US15W) or with the Kontron microETXexpress-DC (Intel Atom processor N270, Intel 945GSE and Intel ICH7M). The small size of Kontron’s 95 x 95 mm COM Express compact modules makes them an ideal fit for appliances with strict space limitations such as found in mobile medical applications. All these applications benefit from the optimized response behavior and flexibility of dedicated solutions.


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